YORYM-897394: Iron Age : Vessel Mount

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Unique ID: YORYM-897394

Object type certainty: Possibly
Workflow status: Published Find published

A complete copper alloy object, possibly a mount from a vessel of Iron Age date. The mount is comprised of a flat rectangular plate with rounded corners and two parallel perforations. From the upper edge of the plate a solid pointed ovate element extends with a thick integral loop projecting from the top. The loop is at a right angle to the plate.

The metal has a mid brownish-green patina and is worn. The object is 26.9mm long, 29.8mm wide, 10.9mm thick and weighs 9.5g.

Class: Mount

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: IRON AGE
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: IRON AGE
Date from: Circa 100 BC
Date to: Circa AD 100

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 26.9 mm
Width: 29.8 mm
Thickness: 10.9 mm
Weight: 9.5 g

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Rebecca Griffiths
Identified by: Mrs Rebecca Griffiths
Secondary identifier: Mr Peter Reavill

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Doncaster (Metropolitan District)
District: Doncaster (Metropolitan District)
Parish or ward: High Melton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE5102
Four figure Latitude: 53.51221616
Four figure longitude: -1.23241069
1:25K map: SE5102
1:10K map: SE50SW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: YORYM
Created: 4 years ago
Updated: 4 years ago

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